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Spain's Rajoy sworn in as prime minister

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>> Spain finally has a government. Mariano Rajoy making it official on Monday. Being sworn in by King Philippe for a second term as Prime Minister. But he has the weakest mandate in Spain's modern history and Reuter's Sara White in Madrid says it's not going to be smooth sailing.
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>> He needs at least two other parties to team up with him in order to pass any kind of law and reach a majority. So it means he's gonna have to constantly be negotiating and some analysts believe that he may not be able to see out his full four-year term.
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>> Down the road from Parliament over the weekend, thousands gathered to protest Rajoy's reelection. He's built a reputation as a political survivor, but the country's deep divisions show the challenge ahead in keeping the title.>> I mean, you'd think there'd be a bit more elation around after Spain manages to finally form a government after ten months.
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Nobody is particularly hopeful that this government is gonna be able to reach the kind of consensus that will be needed to fix some of Spain's really big problems.>> If Rojoy finds he's hitting a brick wall each time he tries to pass something in government, he does have the trump card of threatening yet another snap election.
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But the hope is this time the parties will see eye to eye without aggressive governing.